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by cdbarker
Sat Apr 12, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2008 NAQT ICT to be held in St. Louis
Replies: 29
Views: 13096

Re: 2008 NAQT ICT to be held in St. Louis

Good evening ladies and gentlemen: Normally I would have posted stats files and live updates from the stat rooms, but we had difficulties getting the internet connections to work in either stat room. This difficulty continues at the moment, as I cannot get my usual host to connect tonight, so I cann...
by cdbarker
Sat Mar 29, 2008 9:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Michigan NAQT State HSCT - 3/29/08 at Ann Arbor, MI
Replies: 11
Views: 2181

Re: 2008 Michigan NAQT State HSCT - 3/29/08 at Ann Arbor, MI

If you'd like to follow along with "live stats" from the tournament, please go to:
http://www.collegequizbowl.org/2008MISt ... dings.html

Thank you.
by cdbarker
Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: ABD2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3572

Finale

Final Prelim Stats: http://www.collegequizbowl.org/2008ABD/2008ABD_standings.html Playoff Stats may be found here: http://www.collegequizbowl.org/2008ABD/2008ABDPlayoffs_standings.html In the Final Game: Bill O'Reilly's Second Favorite Foursome beat Moonajuana (Illinois) by a margin of 436 to 125 (I...
by cdbarker
Sun Jan 20, 2008 10:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: ABD2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3572

Stats

We'll have as live a stats update as possible at this link:
http://www.collegequizbowl.org/2008ABD/ ... dings.html
by cdbarker
Mon Dec 31, 2007 2:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: ABD2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3572

Field Update

We're up to nine teams (teams from Chicago, teams from Notre Dame, Mr. Kilner's team, and the O'Reilly's to start) So, if you're interested, there's still time, but it is ticking down: Register here: http://www.mikeburger.com/abdregister.html Information here: http://www.mikeburger.com/abd2008.html ...
by cdbarker
Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Autumn Classic (12/08/2007) at the University of Michigan
Replies: 15
Views: 6116

Stats

Stats for the 2007 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan may be found by clicking:
http://www.collegequizbowl.org/2007AC/2 ... dings.html

We'll update throughout the day.
by cdbarker
Sat Nov 10, 2007 10:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Great Lakes TRASH Regionals, Sat. 11/10/07, at Michigan
Replies: 7
Views: 3786

Results and Gratitude

Ladies and gentlemen: Here are the brief results for 2007 Great Lakes TRASH Regionals. Congratulations to "What About Rob?" (Steve Traicoff, Rob Long, Jon Rosenthal, and Trevor) for running the table, a perfect 10-0 to claim the regional championship. Steve Traicoff was also your leading scorer with...
by cdbarker
Sat Nov 10, 2007 11:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Great Lakes TRASH Regionals, Sat. 11/10/07, at Michigan
Replies: 7
Views: 3786

Stats Update

You can follow along with our small but spirited tournament by clicking
http://www.collegequizbowl.org/2007TRAS ... dings.html

Have a great day.
by cdbarker
Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Great Lakes TRASH Regionals, Sat. 11/10/07, at Michigan
Replies: 7
Views: 3786

Craig, Joe said he registered last night with you, so is the total going to be 5, or did you pick up any more this past week? Based on that addition, we should have six for a double round robin. Full details will be going out in tonight's email to teams, but if you have any pressing questions, plea...
by cdbarker
Sat Nov 03, 2007 1:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Great Lakes TRASH Regionals, Sat. 11/10/07, at Michigan
Replies: 7
Views: 3786

Field Update--Saturday, November 3

We're up to four with the addition of a Michigan undergrad team, so there are still plenty of spots available. If you're interested, we'd love to have you. Please contact me at cdbarker _at_ gmail -dot- com with any questions or your registration. Thank you.

Craig Barker
TRASH Great Lakes Regional
by cdbarker
Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Great Lakes TRASH Regionals, Sat. 11/10/07, at Michigan
Replies: 7
Views: 3786

Status update--October 30

With a little over a week to go before registration closes (Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 5:00 PM), we currently have three teams registered: What About Rob? Bowling Green Bob Kilner's Team to be Named Later It should be noted that What About Rob? is looking for free agents, so if you are intereste...
by cdbarker
Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Great Lakes TRASH Regionals, Sat. 11/10/07, at Michigan
Replies: 7
Views: 3786

Status update

Not a whole lot to report. We have some teams registered, we'd certainly like some more teams, so if you're interested, please email me to register, or even if you just have questions, by all means let me know. Thanks, and I hope to hear from interested parties soon. Craig Barker TD, TRASH Great Lak...
by cdbarker
Sun Oct 07, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Great Lakes TRASH Regionals, Sat. 11/10/07, at Michigan
Replies: 7
Views: 3786

Great Lakes TRASH Regionals, Sat. 11/10/07, at Michigan

(cross-posted with Y! group and targeted specific emails) Michigan Academic Competitions and its alumni are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Great Lakes TRASH Regional Tournament at the University of Michigan on Saturday, November 10, 2007. We will begin the games at 9:00 AM with tour...
by cdbarker
Fri Sep 07, 2007 6:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Maize Pages directory
Replies: 4
Views: 2568

Thank you and Team Confirmed Dates...

A major thanks to all of you who so quickly replied to my posting and sent me new team contact information for The Maize Pages. With your help, I was able to quickly bring the Directory page up to speed start to get a sense of the active and inactive programs. With this in mind, I have made the deci...
by cdbarker
Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Maize Pages directory
Replies: 4
Views: 2568

Much appreciated in the call for submissions. I was planning to do this next week after I felt more certain that many schools were back in session and many clubs were in order. I have a big list of updates to do in the next couple of days as well, so if I have not gotten to your team yet and you hav...
by cdbarker
Mon Aug 06, 2007 8:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TIT/ASS and MLK/ABD Discussion
Replies: 8
Views: 4390

Ann B. Davis 2008

As far as I know, and I have good information on this front, the 2008 Ann B. Davis is slated to go on as planned with Mike and I serving once again as editors. I do know that we're always looking for packet swaps for playoff purposes, so if there were interest in that, we'd be more than happy to lis...
by cdbarker
Mon Apr 30, 2007 6:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Objects of Interest
Replies: 46
Views: 17873

Quick points of clarification...

As I am doing my best to keep my New Year's Resolution: Tim and Phil are correct: Though I played for the Keenans at TRASH Regionals in 1998 and 1999, I was with Michigan at CBI Nationals those years (ironically missing the chance in 1998 to play on the question where I was actually a part of the qu...
by cdbarker
Sun Apr 15, 2007 5:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2007 NAQT ICT Stats
Replies: 12
Views: 9940

Yes, there was a third place game. Michigan defeated VCU.
by cdbarker
Sat Apr 14, 2007 7:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2007 NAQT ICT Stats
Replies: 12
Views: 9940

Very brief results

It's Chicago over Illinois in Division I, it's Maryland over Dartmouth A in D-II, Carleton in D-I UG and Valencia A in CC.

Thanks to all of the teams. Fuller stats and announcements will be forthcoming. Thank you.
by cdbarker
Sat Apr 14, 2007 11:32 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2007 NAQT ICT Stats
Replies: 12
Views: 9940

Tiebreaker Game Results

Here are the results of the tiebreaker games in Round 8: Division I: Iowa over Harding for 285-170. Iowa earns spot 4M Wisconsin over Minnesota 150-70 (half game) UCLA over Wisconsin 145-80 (half game) UCLA earns spot 2H in the top bracket, Minnesota and Wisconsin get second playoff bracket spots. D...
by cdbarker
Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2007 NAQT ICT Stats
Replies: 12
Views: 9940

2007 NAQT ICT Stats

Updated Playoff Stats can be found at: Division I: http://www.collegequizbowl.org/NAQT/2007_ICT/D-I/2007%20ICT%20Division%20I_standings.html Division II: http://www.collegequizbowl.org/NAQT/2007_ICT/D-II/NAQTICT2007_D-2_standings.html Update: We'll have the playoff rebracket after Round 7 and tie-br...
by cdbarker
Wed Apr 04, 2007 8:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2007 Pre-Nationals National Poll Results
Replies: 66
Views: 24266

Looks good Fred, and a kudos on all of the hard work in putting it together.

Technically I will mention that Detroit Catholic Central is now in Novi, MI.
by cdbarker
Sun Apr 01, 2007 2:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2007 Carper Award Winner
Replies: 0
Views: 2130

2007 Carper Award Winner

(From Wikipedia and previous Carper Award announcements) "The Dr. N. Gordon Carper Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 1999 to honor individuals "for meritorious services in sustaining and enriching collegiate academic competitions". It was the inspiration of former Georgia Tech luminary A...
by cdbarker
Sun Apr 01, 2007 2:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 06-07'
Replies: 65
Views: 23819

"Country Day defeated Novi in the League finals this month."-RMuldrake The League question sets, ESPECIALLY that last one, generally aren't good ways to measure where teams stand due to the low difficulty level of the questions and poor category distribution when compared to regular tournament IS/s...
by cdbarker
Tue Mar 06, 2007 11:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICT hotels
Replies: 1
Views: 2153

Re: ICT hotels

I tried to book a hotel for our ICT trip today, and when I called the hotel recommended on the NAQT website, they said that they were out of NAQT rooms. On the website it just says to book by March 22 to "ensure" the group rate. Did Quiz Bowlers just suddenly get really responsible and book hotel r...
by cdbarker
Fri Mar 02, 2007 8:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 06-07'
Replies: 65
Views: 23819

With Novi's fairly young and pretty balanced team (going off of last year's NAQT info) and good B/JV team from what I've read on here, it might be that they have a solid consistent program in the making, which would be good to see, especially from a school that didn't really do anything in years pa...
by cdbarker
Fri Mar 02, 2007 5:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 06-07'
Replies: 65
Views: 23819

For what it's worth

I think that Matt's basic assertion is correct. If NAQT draws the top teams from a number of states as it has in the past, it's a bit silly (or at the very least provincial) to think that Michigan can place four or five teams in the top 20. Not because Michigan doesn't have good teams (Novi has been...
by cdbarker
Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Discussion Thread
Replies: 48
Views: 19946

I compared the stats of this year's bonus conversion to last year's (for regionals) and they are actually very close Yeah, I think those stats should be very similar between last year's regionals and this year's. Ours were different by 0.03 ppb. I think the stats from last year's Nationals have dis...
by cdbarker
Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT Discussion Thread
Replies: 66
Views: 27344

Matt Morrison wrote: (Mods: I'm not 100% certain the Yarborough question was taken from DI, though it's pretty difficult for an IS packet and it was in round 16 I believe, so edit as necessary.)
It was a D-I question, I do thank everyone for their concern and vigilance on this front.
by cdbarker
Sun Feb 11, 2007 11:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT Discussion Thread
Replies: 66
Views: 27344

As a reminder, though it was discussed last week: This came directly from R last week: The Division I and Division II SCT questions will overlap. Some questions will be exactly the same, some will be modified versions. When questions are shared (whether or not they are identical), they will appear i...
by cdbarker
Sat Feb 10, 2007 6:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Midwest SCT at Michigan, 2/10/07
Replies: 9
Views: 4770

It's Over!

The stats are final. Congratulations to Chicago A (in Division I) and Chicago D (undefeated in Division II) for winning the 2007 NAQT Midwest Sectional Championship Tournament. A thanks to Andrew Yaphe, Matt Lafer, Mike Burger, Kevin Olmstead, Deskin Miller, Alex Grandstaff, Andy Kravis, Adam Kemezi...
by cdbarker
Sat Feb 10, 2007 4:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Midwest SCT at Michigan, 2/10/07
Replies: 9
Views: 4770

Apologies...

Any spelling errors on players names are unintentional and embarrassing. The difficulty in reading the handwriting on the scoresheets does not always make it easy to be sure what you're reading. I do apologize for any mistakes that were made.
by cdbarker
Sat Feb 10, 2007 10:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Midwest SCT at Michigan, 2/10/07
Replies: 9
Views: 4770

2007 NAQT Midwest SCT Real-Time Stats

Yes, I realize that everyone who would care will be off playing at their own SCT and will be unlikely to make use of the real-time nature of this, but never the less, if you're interested... Division I: http://www.collegequizbowl.org/NAQT/2007_MW_SCT/D-I/2007_NAQT_MW_SCT_D-I_standings.html Division ...
by cdbarker
Mon Feb 05, 2007 5:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Reminder: Don't discuss specific questions...
Replies: 11
Views: 5581

NAQT SCT Question Discussion...

Thank you for raising this, it's an excellent question: This came from R regarding this, and I have included it in our update to hosts: The Division I and Division II SCT questions will overlap. Some questions will be exactly the same, some will be modified versions. When questions are shared (wheth...
by cdbarker
Sat Feb 03, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Maize Pages Directory
Replies: 5
Views: 2692

Maize Pages

Maize Pages is still active and being updated whenever I am sent new info. That said, no one from Wisconsin has sent me anything lately, which is why they are not listed. If anyone has info, I'd appreciate it so I can contact them to get them listed. Thank you.

CDB
by cdbarker
Sun Jan 21, 2007 8:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Reminder: Don't discuss specific questions...
Replies: 11
Views: 5581

ABD as well

Ann B. Davis is also being mirrored in Boston that MLK mirror weekend, so please do not discuss those as well until that time.
by cdbarker
Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: ABD2007
Replies: 13
Views: 6758

In brief

We'll have a more specific results announcement tomorrow, including playoff scores, but for right now, please know that Bill O'Reilly's Tru Kultchur Wariers (Brian Hight, Jeremy White, Mark Richey, and James Quintong) defeated the Mighty Carson Art Players (Joe Wright, David Wallace, Geoff and Steve...
by cdbarker
Sun Jan 14, 2007 11:37 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: ABD2007
Replies: 13
Views: 6758

"Live" Stats

Same caveats as yesterday with the MLK, but if you're interested...

http://www.collegequizbowl.org/2007ABD/ ... dings.html
by cdbarker
Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MLK 2007 Announcement
Replies: 14
Views: 10312

Live Stat Updates

Though I suspect that many of the people who care about the stats are able to find them on the wall outside the stat room, if you'd like to follow along:

http://www.collegequizbowl.org/2007MLK/ ... dings.html

Thank you and apologies to any names I have wrong.
by cdbarker
Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: ABD2007
Replies: 13
Views: 6758

A Preminder--Mirrors mean a hold on public discussion.

Yes, a preminder This ABD is being mirrored this weekend at Florida as well as at Boston University on February 4. As such, please do not discuss any questions from the ABD 12 in a public forum until Monday, February 5. If you would like to provide feedback on the questions (which would be appreciat...
by cdbarker
Tue Dec 26, 2006 7:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: ABD2007
Replies: 13
Views: 6758

Staff

Hi there. Hope everyone is enjoying their breaks...as we get near the ABD 2007 , a couple of quick notes from your tournament directors: 1). When you're writing a packet, please do everyone a small favor and proofread it, reading it aloud to yourself if need be. A lot of time can be saved in the edi...
by cdbarker
Sat Dec 09, 2006 10:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Autumn Classic (12/09/06) @ Michigan Ann Arbor
Replies: 12
Views: 5612

Live Stats

Live Stats for the 2006 Autumn Classic are being posted on the web. You can follow along at:

http://www.collegequizbowl.org/2006AC/2 ... dings.html
by cdbarker
Wed Nov 15, 2006 3:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: ABD2007
Replies: 13
Views: 6758

BU has already expressed interest in mirroring and we are in discussions with them. I expect that they will have details when we get things sorted out.
by cdbarker
Mon Nov 13, 2006 5:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: ABD2007
Replies: 13
Views: 6758

Mirrors/Packet Swaps for ABD2007

If your program is interested in swapping packets with the Ann B. Davis 2007, please email me at cdbarker at umich dot edu and we'll discuss what we can be worked out. We'd be looking for Trash packets to fill out a few playoff rounds and the like. If you're interested in mirroring the ABD2007, plea...
by cdbarker
Mon Nov 13, 2006 1:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Editing, time management, and all that
Replies: 12
Views: 5294

I'll have to see if I have references to Mitch Czepan... whatever... "Chicago" Manual of Style of that... it's got to be on the ACF pages somewhere. The page I link to from Maize Pages is http://www.umich.edu/~uac/mac/rules.html The MLK guidelines I believe are somewhat updated in the announcement ...
by cdbarker
Mon Nov 13, 2006 8:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUCEMENT: TRASH Regionals at Univ. of Illinois
Replies: 10
Views: 5639

I'd just like to second Greg's comments and add a special thanks to all of the moderators and scorekeepers who volunteered.
by cdbarker
Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Maize Pages Updates for Fall 2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1625

Maize Pages Updates for Fall 2006

(crossposted to both the directory's email addresses and Yahoo!) Another new year, same old Maize Pages. If representatives from teams would be so kind as to head over to: http://www.collegequizbowl.org/Maize/directory.html If your team has changed officers/contacts for the new school year and you h...
by cdbarker
Wed Jul 19, 2006 5:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: 8th Annual Monty Burns (8/5/06) at UMichigan
Replies: 2
Views: 2102

One last reminder

One last reminder that we're less than a month away from the Eighth Annual Montgomery Burns One-on-One Tournament for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Popular Culture, which is slated for Ann Arbor, Michigan on Saturday, August 5, 2006. Full details can be found at http://www.mikeburger.com/m...
by cdbarker
Sun Jul 09, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: 8th Annual Monty Burns (8/5/06) at UMichigan
Replies: 2
Views: 2102

Just a reminder--update

We're less than a month away from the tournament, and while we have a solid field thus far, we're always happy to have more players. Check out the link (http://www.mikeburger.com/mb2006.html) and please let myself or Mike know if you have and questions or concerns .

Thank you again.

Craig Barker
by cdbarker
Thu Jun 15, 2006 1:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006 NAQT HSNCT
Replies: 309
Views: 132149

Out of random curiosity, I've got 22 rounds of Saturday preliminaries from the last two years of HSNCT, plus more than a dozen rounds of this year's ICT, all moderated by the same person who hasn't (to my knowledge) revealed his name. Who is the moderator for practically every podcast? That would b...